The story follows Elmer Elevator, who hears about the plight of young dragons and attempts to rescue them. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) **Please Note: to download the file, please click on HTTPS and download the .zip file. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, Dragons--Juvenile fiction, Rescue Missions--Juvenile fiction, C3, Fiction, LP, Chapter...
The following is a collection of all the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These novels follow the adventures of the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes and his friend and assistant, Dr. John Watson. Over the course of the novels, Holmes uses his above-average observation skills to solve crimes. But when Holmes and Watson come up against Professor Moriarty, a worthy but villainous opponent, will Holmes' intellect be enough to save them? Recommended Titles Include: A... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)--Fiction, LIT, US, LIT.US, Private...
In a society where all books are burned instead of read, one man will stand up for knowledge and literacy. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT, US, LIT.US, Chapter Books (Short), Science Fiction, Satire, Political Fiction, Book...
Learn about the evolution of fashion with this book from yesteryear. Suggested Reading Level: LS (Lower Secondary); Younger for picturesFor similar material from a later time period, please see Sixty Years of Fashion (1900 to 1960). ( 1 reviews ) Topics: SOC.LS, SOC, Fashion--19th century, Fashion--Victorian, Flappers--1920-1930, REF
May 13, 2015byDe Saint-Exupéry, Antoine, 1900-1944
The story of a little prince from a nearby asteriod and his journey across the universe. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT, LIT.LP, C3, Travel--Juvenile fiction, LP, Audiobooks, Chapter Books (Long)
The 1976 winner of the Newbery Medal, this novel tells the story of how the Logan family survives poverty and racism in the rural United States during the Great Depression of the 1930s. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT.UP, Historical Fiction, C3, Racism--Fiction, LIT, UP, Audiobooks, Chapter Books (Long), Fiction
The story of a very smart girl born to a family that doesn't appreciate her gifts, Matilda is the tale of how one little girl, armed with intelligence and a little magic, can help save a school from tyranny and ruin. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT, LIT.UP, C3, Psychokinesis--Fiction, Fantasy, Schools--Juvenile fiction, Revenge--Juvenile...
In a world where every person is equal, those that exhibit above-average intelligence are kept in check via loud earpieces to distract them from thinking too much. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT, LS, LIT.LS, Short Stories, Science Fiction, Mediocrity--Fiction, Gifted persons--Fiction,...
Jul 14, 2013byDacre, Charlotte, b. 1782; Matilda, Rosa
The beautiful Laurina de Loredani is seduced into adultery by a charming rogue and the impact of her betrayal is far-reaching. Laurina's son, Leonardo flees the city in shame while Victoria (Laurina's daughter) embarks down a dark path of murder, intrigue and sin. This Gothic story shows readers just how easy it is to be seduced into evil.Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) OR UG (Undergrad) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LIT, LIT.US, LIT.UG, Adulterers--Fiction, Sin--Biblical teaching--fiction, Devil--Fiction,...
Months after he was born, in 1948, Ron McCallum became blind. In this charming, moving talk, he shows how he is able to read -- and celebrates the progression of clever tools and adaptive computer technologies that make it possible. With their help, and that of generous volunteers, he's become a lawyer, an academic, and, most of all, a voracious reader. Welcome to the blind reading revolution. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Topics: Literacy, Technology, Blindness, LEA, LEA.US, US, TEC, TEC.US, Video
A worksheet asking kids to think about past problem solving and applying techniques to future problems.Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) Topics: LP, LEA, LEA.LP, C3, Worksheets, Conflict resolution--(Primary)
All items currently present in the Children's Core Collection (or C3) as of September 1, 2013. Suggested Levels: EE-UP** To download, go to HTTPS and click the .zip file. Topics: BeLL, C3, EE, LP, UP, MAT, LIT, SCI, HIS, GEO, FNU, HMD, LAN, LEA, MUS, POL, REF, SOC
A pamphlet by the U.S. Department of State developed to introduce the concepts of specialized learning to those who are teaching students with disabilities. Suggested Level: PR (Professional) Topics: LEA, LEA.PR, PR, C3, Textbooks, manuals, etc., People with disabilities, Distance education students
Learn how to use the dictionary with this activity. Included are the instructions, worksheet, and example answer. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) Topics: REF, Dictionary, Activity Learning--Primary
An introductory pamphlet about Boston, Massachusetts (where OLE is based). Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: GEO, GEO.UP, UP, C3, Handbooks, manuals, etc., Boston (Mass.) — Description and travel
Learn the basics of symptoms and medical vocabulary with these primary level worksheets. Suggested Level: LP-UP (Lower Primary-Upper Primary)** To download, go to HTTPS and download the .zip file. Topics: HMD, LP, UP, HMD.LP, HMD.UP, C3, Worksheets, Medicine--Vocabulary, Symptoms in children
A colorful picture book about Patrick and his search for the perfect birthday present for his friend, Kevin. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education) Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, Birthdays--Juvenile fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction
This is a collection of all resources contained in the BeLL as of September 1, 2013. Suggested Levels: ALL** To download, go to HTTPS and click the .zip file. Topics: BeLL, EE, LP, UP, LS, US, UG, GR, PR
A document that defines both individual and collective rights of men. It was a landmark document for the development of individualism. Suggested Level: UG (Undergraduate) Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Individualism--Philosophy, Human rights--Philosophy, Individual rights and civic...
An activity designed to help young children practice constructive conflict management skills.Suggested Levels: EE-LP (Early Education-Lower Primary) Topics: EE, LP, LEA, C3, LEA.EE, LEA.LP, Curriculum, Conflict resolution--(Primary)
The following is a collection of video examples to teach children the basics of multiplication. The following videos are included:Multiplication Tables (1-9)Multiplication Tables (10-12)Multiplying By ZeroMultiplying By OneMultiplication Level 1 (Basic)Multiplication Level 2Multiplying by the InverseLattice MultiplicationMultiplication (Word Problem)The Distributive PropertyThe Distributive Property 2The Associative Law of Multiplication Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: MAT, MAT.UP, C3, Multiplication--Juvenile films, Multiplication Tables, Multiplication--Study and...
"The Botswana’s Window of Hope: Skills for Life material was developed to support HIV and AIDS Education in schools. Prior to the development of the material, a needs assessment conducted in selected primary and secondary schools revealed that most schools were using materials that were not appropriate for young learners."The following topics are covered: Self-Awareness, Values, Goal-Setting, Communication, Decision Making, Stress Management, The Body, HIV, AIDS, Facts and... Topics: HIV/AIDS-- Prevention & Control, Disease--prevention & control, Health education--Africa,...
A video about important practices currently being implemented in Dadaab for the prevention of cholera. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: HMD, HMD.UP, UP, Video, Cholera--Africa, Disease prevention
A children's book about flies, the diseases they can carry and how to prevent them. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Flies as carriers of disease--Juvenile fiction, Hygiene--education
Virus hunter Nathan Wolfe is outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead: discovering deadly new viruses where they first emerge -- passing from animals to humans among poor subsistence hunters in Africa -- before they claim millions of lives. Topics: Public Health, AIDS (Disease), AIDS (Disease)--Africa
The story of a warthog who tried to trick a lion out of eating him. (African Fable) Suggested Reading Level: EE (Early Elementary). Topics: Warthog--Folklore, Fable--Africa, Warthog--Folklore, Lion--Folklore, LIT, LIT.EE, Fables
'The Gym' follows the story of Yusef who runs the Dagahaley Fitness Centre, Dadaab camp's only gym. Arriving at the camp in 1992 at three years old, Yusef, started the gym to foster healthy living for those in his community. Topics: BUS, BUS.UP, UP, C3, Video, Small business--Africa
A collection of children's books meant to teach kids about varying topics in health, medicine and disease. Suggested Levels: EE & LP (Early Education & Lower Primary)**To download the file, go to the HTTPS link and download the .zip file. Topics: HMD, HMD.EE, HMD.LP, EE, LP, Health -- Juvenile fiction, Medicine -- Juvenile fiction
Facilitated by FilmAid International, a group of refugees saw the need for mass communication to their refugee camp's population of nearly 500,000 people, so they started The Refugee Newspaper. This is their story.Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: UP, SOC, SOC.UP, Newspapers--Africa, Refugee camps--Africa
Evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald drags us into the sewer to discuss germs. Why are some more harmful than others? How could we make the harmful ones benign? Searching for answers, he examines a disgusting, fascinating case: diarrhea. Topics: Health, Public Health, Germs
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a famous American short story Ichabod Crane, a skeptical schoolteacher who moves to the small glen of Sleepy Hollow. He quickly finds love in the form of Katrina Van Tassle, the daughter of a wealthy farmer. But things in Sleepy Hollow aren't all that they seem. The townspeople live in dread a phantom spectre called The Headless Horseman, about which very little is known. Will Ichabod be able to overcome superstition and the supernatural and marry the girl of his... Topics: LIT, LIT.LS, Ghosts--Fiction, Horror classics, Headless Horseman (Fictitious character), Sleepy...
A textbook designed to seperate fictional views of America (from popular culture) from the reality. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Topics: SOC, SOC.US, US, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Popular culture — United States
The following are videos meant to teach kids the basics of division. The following videos are included:Division Level 1Division Level 2Division Example Problem Topics: MAT, MAT.UP, C3, Division--Juvenile films, Division--Study and teaching (Primary), UP, Video